Bidwell Henderson Costs Consultants are an award winning Legal Costs Consultancy. We are seeking motivated legal professionals to join our rapidly expanding team.
Position – 1x Inter Partes Draftsman
Type: Employed position / Consultancy
Location: Alfreton or Newcastle office / home working available for the right candidate
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Who are we?
Are you looking for a job where you can use your skillset to its full potential? Somewhere you feel valued, supported and encouraged? Do you want to work for a company striving to be the best, with some of the country’s most talented Costs Lawyers and Draftsmen?
We are Bidwell Henderson Costs Consultants Ltd and we provide a great service with a great team and great training.
We are looking for an exceptional Costs Lawyer or Draftsman who will help us on the path to becoming the UK’s largest provider of billing services within the next three years.
The candidate will be building on our existing reputation and client base and will be encouraged to reach their full potential. When you do a good job for BHCC, we do what we can to keep you happy. It’s as simple as that.
We have grown to a team of forty two in just over four years. We have three Directors and six support staff. We have continually reinvested our time and profits back in to the company to grow month on month and secure a future for our growing team.
What are we looking for?
The primary role will include tasks such as:
1. Drafting inter partes bills of costs including phased bills and electronic bills
2. Preparing costs pleadings, points of dispute and replies
3. Undertaking negotiations
4. Costs advocacy
5. Advising clients on all aspects of inter partes costs
In addition to the above every day responsibilities, there will be opportunities to help grow the firm by:
“...I have found them very knowledgeable and full of expertise In Legal Aid, Inter partes and High costs cases.
They are always at the end of the phone or email if myself or anyone else in the firm have a billing enquiry and would highly recommend them to any legal firm
“Having instructed Bidwell Henderson since they formed in 2014, I can say with enormous confidence that their Costs Draftsmen are the most knowledgeable, efficient and friendly Costs Draftsmen I have had the pleasure of working with.”
“KK Law have used many cost draftsman firms within the last 10 years but have finally found the firm that is the right fit for us ”
Their service is professional, efficient, accurate and they turn our files around quickly. The Admin, accounts and cost draftsman team are all friendly and knowledgeable.
I would not hesitate to recommend Bidwell Henderson to anyone in the legal profession, they have always gone the extra mile on all of our cases both standard and complex to help expedite our bill payment.
“I would have no hesitation in recommending their drafting and processing services.”
As one of our key strategic partners we have found Bidwell Henderson to be a very forward thinking and highly professional law costs drafting firm. They should be commended on their continual investment in staff training, quality controls and GDPR principles.
Specialising in billing through Tikit P4W they fit with our services portfolio perfectly. They consistently hit the mark first time – demonstrating the quality of their work and professionalism of their team, whilst more importantly improving client cashflow.
“The Bidwell Henderson team are an absolute pleasure to deal with”
The Bidwell Henderson team are an absolute pleasure to deal with as they are all so helpful and accommodating and deliver client focused services to suit business needs.
In addition to providing an efficient, tailored and exceptionally pro-active service – they strike the perfect balance of friendly and professional.
“I have been practicing for almost 20 years and without a doubt Bidwell Henderson are the best cost lawyers and draftsmen I have ever instructed”
I have always found their managers and draftsmen to have detailed knowledge of current costs’ law, our case management system and to be knowledgeable and personable.
The managers Ann Henderson and Rebecca Bidwell are always on hand to support their cost draftsmen, and their strategic knowledge of how to manage the Legal Aid Agency costing process is invaluable and impressive.